• (adj): Suitable for the desired purpose.
    Example: "Is this a suitable dress for the office?"
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on suitable:

Suitable Reasonable Employment
... Suitable reasonable employment is a concept which is used in United Kingdom redundancy scenarios ... An employee who unreasonably refuses an offer of suitable alternative employment will not normally be entitled to redundancy pay ... they should offer that position as a suitable reasonable alternative ...
Chestnut-bellied Hummingbird - Distribution
... It seems to be a nomadic species as certain suitable habitats have gone unrecorded for periods whilst it seems to be resident in others ... individuals, by extrapolating its known territory size by the area of suitable habitats ... However, since many suitable habitats aren't occupied by these and they are not evenly distributed, this may represent an overestimate ...
A Suitable Boy
... A Suitable Boy is a novel by Vikram Seth, published in 1993 ... A sequel, to be called A Suitable Girl, is due for publication in 2013 ...
Fruit Salad Tree - Plums
... insititia, or sometimes Prunus insititia) suitable for bush trees planted 8 to 10 ft (2.4 to 3.0 m) apart ... Julien A - A semi vigorous rootstock suitable for bush and half standards planted 12 to 15 ft (3.7 to 4.6 m) apart ... Also suitable for peaches, nectarines and apricots ...
Suitable For The Orient
... Suitable for the Orient is a short story by author Karen Traviss ... Suitable for the Orient is a Science Fiction story in which a doctor has to come to terms with his assignment as a doctor on a human outpost, and his role as a sub-standard doctor, stationed specifically because he ...

More definitions of "suitable":

  • (adj): Appropriate for a condition or occasion.
    Example: "She is not suitable for the position"
    Synonyms: proper, right
  • (adj): Worthy of being chosen especially as a spouse.
    Example: "The parents found the girl suitable for their son"
    Synonyms: desirable, worthy
  • (adj): Meant or adapted for an occasion or use.
    Example: "A tractor suitable (or fit) for heavy duty"
    Synonyms: appropriate, suited

Famous quotes containing the word suitable:

    Who should come to my lodge this morning but a true Homeric or Paphlagonian man,—he had so suitable and poetic a name that I am sorry I cannot print it here,—a Canadian, a woodchopper and post-maker, who can hole fifty posts in a day, who made his last supper on a woodchuck which his dog caught.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)

    Not one of our mortal gauges is suitable for evaluating non-existence, for making judgments about that which is not a person.
    Anton Pavlovich Chekhov (1860–1904)

    Suicide , moreover, was at the time in vogue in Paris: what more suitable key to the mystery of life for a skeptical society?
    HonorĂ© De Balzac (1799–1850)